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Owner of www.retrocampervan.com - Classic VW Campervan Hire

Fitting a new awning rail

Ordered and fitted a couple of excellent awning rails for our T5’s from a great company called Camper Essentials (01948 780463). Dead easy to fit and makes attaching our drive away awnings simple and secure – perfect for all our customers.

Here’s a step by step guide for anyone considering purchasing the rail.

Firstly […]

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Supporting a great charity

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Discount Banner Printing with Fast Print

It’s always nice to deal with companies that provide a good service or product  and even better when you find their prices to be affordable.

We’ve ordered in the past from http://www.fastprint.co.uk /and have found their banners and promotional flyers excellent. Will be putting in another order soon as they have a […]

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Peachy Paint

The last job for this year was a full on body renovation for Peaches. Although not in a bad way she did have a few scrapes and bumps that needed addressing so we took the decision to strip her down over winter and renovate.

A new front deformation panel was […]

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A great day at the office ….

Running a camper hire business is hard work and can be very stressful at times, but right now I wouldn’t change it for the world. The suns shining, we’re busy and have had some really lovely people venture out in the campers.

Last week James took Peaches out for the weekend […]

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The Camping Checklist

Here it is. The list that could stop all the worry and anxiety associated with what to pack when you hire one of our VW Campers.
The perfect checklist to run through when you hire one of our campers. You can also download and print a copy here.
 
The short break camping checklist

’Pop […]

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Santa in a Camper

Father Christmas. Have you ever pondered on who’s behind the big white beard and what they’re really like?
With so many ‘meet Santa in his grotto’ events up and down the country at this time of year, I’ve always wondered.
Is Santa actually a grumpy old man, sick to death of the […]

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Hacked By GeNErAL

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Wedding Industry Awards. Sadly we didn’t win, but as one of only two companies selected to go through to the regional finals in our category, we’re still very happy to have got this far. Being selected as one of ‘the best’ can make you feel rather proud of your achievements but also very appreciative of the amazing people that have chosen to
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VW Weddings are a REGIONAL FINALIST

We’ve just received some great news from the people that run the Wedding Industry Awards and are pleased to announce we have made it through to the Regional Finals for 2014.
The awards are based on all the great feedback we’ve received over the last year from the many happy […]

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Modern v Classic Campervans

I just love everything about classic campervans, the way they chug up steep hilly roads, the laid back driving position and the fact they all seem to have a character of their own. Nothing beats driving along to some sounds with the wind draughting in through the half open window, sun shining away and happy kids in the back. There are however times when we all
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